Trade Vast Resources in Africa Cannot Be Extracted To Benefit the 1% Large corporations — particulaly in oil, gas, mining, and land acquisition — dominate the table alongside the U.S. government in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. By Emira Woods, August 8, 2014. Originally in CCTV News. x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz9wbpLLwlM Emira Woods is the Global Client Principal for Social Impact Programs at ThoughtWorks and an Associate Fellow at IPS. She is an analyst of U.S. foreign policy with a special emphasis on Africa and the developing world. No related posts.